Héctor de Mauleón

Héctor de Mauleón

Journalist and writer de Mauleón has received constant threats for his investigations of government corruption and criminal groups. In July 2019, he received threats via email, and in January… More

Pedro Faro Navarro

Poet, lawyer, and activist Navarro received anonymous death threats, one written in blood, after carrying out investigations into allegations of torture against prisoners. He reported the threats to the… More

Ángela Hernández Nuñez

A prolific poet and novelist, Hernández Nuñez was verbally attacked and threatened by anti-Haitian nationalists she encountered while walking in December 2018. This led to calls for her protection… More

Julio César González Matador

González is a cartoonist whose work satirizes Colombian politicians. In April 2018, he announced that due to death threats he received from supporters of former president Alvaro Uribe, who… More

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Caetano Veloso

In March 2019, Veloso, a musician and writer who openly criticized the right-wing measures proposed by President Jair Bolsonaro during his presidential campaign, was publicly threatened by the Bishop… More

Itatí Schvartzman

Itatí Schvartzman

Schvartzman is a Jewish feminist activist who has faced harassment for her writing. In 2018, she received death threats via Facebook, and in late 2019 she was the victim… More

Mehedi Hassan

After writing a March 2018 blog post exposing negligence in the construction of power lines that led to a woman dying of electrocution, Hassan was the target of physical… More

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Shamsuzzoha Manik

On February 15, 2016, Manik was arrested after an extremist religious group threatened to hold protests over a book he published that was deemed offensive to Islam. Since October… More